Welcome to Department of Chemistry

Department of chemistry is one of the first to be started in 1958, when education in science faculty was introduced in this college. Chemistry is as good as compulsory subject in science stream; it is one of the largest departments in the college. Since its inception the department has progressed in all respects. In 1975, 10+2+3 pattern was introduced in the Maharashtra state. Since then, the department consists of Junior and Senior college classes.

In the year 1987, the department started Polymer Chemistry as one of the optional subjects at B. Sc. Level and in the year 1994 M. Sc. Polymer Chemistry course was introduced as a self financed course. In the view that B. Sc. Graduate should find wider opportunities in industries and to keep pace with growing industrialization of this region, Industrial Chemistry (Vocational Course) was introduced in the year 1999 under financial assistance of UGC, New Delhi.

The Department of Chemistry has four spacious laboratories i.e. Junior Lab., Senior Lab., M.Sc. Lab., Polymer Chemistry Lab. and Physical Chemistry Lab. The staff members of this department are on various committees in the college and university. The members participate in seminars, workshops, conferences of national, international and state levels at different places, to remain in touch with recent developments in the subject.